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Post by DaveZEs »

Hello guys,

I have my official start date on 4th October at my prison then doing the training at Newbold. I have so many questions and if anyone can please answer I would be so grateful!

1) what to take on my first day at the prison?
2) what happens with uniform?
3) will my prison contact me to confirm what time to get there?
4) what to take to newbold?
5) do I need the 3 passport size photos?

Sorry just so many questions and I want to be prepared!!

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That’s my official start date too I’m just waiting on my contract then the prison will be in touch I’m told, 18th at Newbold for me :slyay:

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My official start date is the 30th Aug and going to be training @ Newbold!!! I can’t wait!!

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Hi guys I’ve been a walk round my prison today as I start on Monday, it has helped put my nerves at ease. I also managed to pick a bit of uniform up as well, so if anyone gets the chance to have a walk round I would take it up if you can. I’ve had loads of emails and calls from my SO and apprenticeships coach telling me times to be there and what I need to take. So I think when you get closer to your time they will be in contact.
You need 3 photos.
Identification passport, driving license.
I think they supply everything you need like pens paper.
I hope this helps.

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Just like Mitchbird, I've had loads of contact with my apprenticeship coach with so much info. I've also go a visit next Wednesday which will massively help and I get my uniform which sorts out the whole what to wear on day 1 question.

Definitely just wait til closer to the time and you'll get all the info you need.

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Thanks for the info guys! Are you’d doing the custody and detention programme?
16/2/21- Application made
17/2/21 - Online tests
11/3/21- VARC completed
17/3/21-VARC passed 71.04%
19/3/21 -Conditional offer
22/3/21-Vetting started
7/4/21-Medical/fitness passed
17/6/21- Vetting Passed
29/6/21- Start date call
13/9/21- Start date

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The apprenticeship? Yeah. Is everyone that joins now not doing the same?

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I think so but I heard some parts of England was taking part a little later … but I will also be starting the apprenticeship in sept :)
16/2/21- Application made
17/2/21 - Online tests
11/3/21- VARC completed
17/3/21-VARC passed 71.04%
19/3/21 -Conditional offer
22/3/21-Vetting started
7/4/21-Medical/fitness passed
17/6/21- Vetting Passed
29/6/21- Start date call
13/9/21- Start date

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POELT is still being delivered in the South East, London and the South West I believe. We think apprenticeships will restart in September in these areas.

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